The Canadian Press

1994-07-06 | Clayoquot Robinson

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On July 6th, New Democrat MP Svend Robinson pleaded guilty to criminal contempt of court for taking part in a logging road blockade on Vancouver Island in 1993. A Supreme Court injunction prohibited anyone from interfering with logging operations at Clayoquot Sound. Robinson served nine days of a 14-day sentence in jail. When he was released he said the people who deserved to be put in jail were the logging executives.

Date: 1994-07-06
Placeline: VANCOUVER, British Columbia.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 17 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I think the corporate Executives who are responsible for destruction of old growth forest for responsible for the destruction of salmon streams for responsible for poisoning our lakes and our rivers in our air I think anyone belongs in prison in this country is Corporate executives are destroying our environment >>